November 17, 2016
Flags Fly Forever Podcast
Ep. 109: He's Still Mike Trout
George Bissell and Mike Gianella of Baseball Prospectus break down the AL-only landscape from a retroactive valuation perspective (5:00), late-career renaissance of Justin Verlander (11:00), likelihood of Rick Porcello replicating his Cy Young campaign (14:00), value of elite relievers like Zach Britton and Andrew Miller (16:00), bounce-back potential for Sonny Gray and Felix Hernandez (23:00), fantasy impact of a league-wide decline in stolen bases juxtaposed by the recent home run surge (31:00), how the power uptick is diminishing the value of elite sluggers who don’t run like Mark Trumbo (42:00) and why Mike Trout, Jose Altuve and Mookie Betts are a cut above the rest in the AL (47:00).
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George Bissell is an author of Baseball Prospectus. Follow @GeorgeBissell